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‘Harry the Heron’ takes flight in Rowayton

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When it comes to educating students about urban ecology, the Norwalk Land Trust has a new tool, thanks to artist Pamela Park Proctor. This Rowayton-based product designer recently created a larger-than-life model of a great blue heron (see photo above) that she has named “Harry the Heron.” Constructed of papier-mache, the model is designed to […] [Read More]
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Cookie Thomas to deliver some songs among the stacks

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Pictured, Richard ” Cookie” Thomas and Friends perform during the Jazz Up July concert series at Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., July 25, 2012. Thomas is back performing at the Norwalk (Conn.) Library on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, as part of its musical series. File photo The Norwalk Library will present a series of Musical […] [Read More]
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Duo promises merriment, melodies in Westport performance

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Music and comedy will converge when Westport’s Voices Cafe welcomes singers and songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White (pictured) to its stage. Since 2008, these longtime performers have been entertaining audiences with their musical comedy routine, which is suitable for all ages. They will perform on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Unitarian Church, which hosts […] [Read More]

Taylor Swift spotted in North Haven (w/video)

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These days, Taylor Swift seems to be everywhere. On Thursday, a couple of Quinnipiac University students received the surprise of a lifetime when the singer stopped by a North Haven Starbucks. Kathleen Barry and Nicole Giuliani got to meet Swift and she posed with them for a photo. Two of our students found an unexpected […] [Read More]
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Beer festival coming to Webster Bank Arena

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The Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport will hold its first beer festival on Dec. 13. There will be more than 50 local, national, and international breweries at the festival. At the event, called BEER-CONN, people pay-one-price to spend the afternoon or evening trying some new beers from their favorite local breweries as well as beers […] [Read More]
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Jim Filgate (George Harrison in The CAST of Beatlemania) and friends to perform in Alzheimer’s fundraiser Nov. 21

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“An Evening with Jim Filgate & Friends”is set for Friday, Nov. 21, at New Morning Market in Woodbury. The concert will feature a retrospective of songs and artists that have influenced Filgate’s musical career, including The Beatles, James Taylor, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Everly Brothers, and others. Filgate, who grew up in Ridgefield, is […] [Read More]
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Best of Fall: Pies in Southwestern Connecticut

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UPDATE: And the winner is…. Michele’s Pies in Norwalk! Congratulations to the winner! Michele’s Pies opened in Norwalk in 2007. They currently offer a Thanksgiving menu of 16 different pies. Check it out here. You can’t have fall without pie. Whether you’re looking for the best pumpkin or apple pie to bring to your Thanksgiving […] [Read More]
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‘Little Women’ opens on stage in Danbury on Thursday

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Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” opens on stage this week  at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. The show tells the story of a lively group of sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March — and their passage into adulthood before and during the Civil War. Alcott’s 1868 novel was adapted and brought to Broadway […] [Read More]
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Meet sculptor Ira Reines at jazz/arts evening to introduce Bethel Arts on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Parma Restaurant

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There will be an evening of jazz and art on Saturday, Nov. 15, to introduce Bethel Arts and the Bethel Arts Space. Bethel Arts is a community-based nonprofit that seeks to promote, build and support all facets of the arts and creative culture in Bethel. Saturday’s event will be held in Bethel at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Regal Brass to perform at Danbury Music Centre Saturday

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On Saturday, Nov. 15, Regal Brass will perform an 8 p.m. show at the Danbury Music Centre. The venue is at 256 Main St. and admission is free. Regal Brass is a brass quintet featuring Kevin Murphy (trumpet), Brandon Vazquez (trumpet), Lester Sanabria (French horn), Jack Titcomb (trombone), and Thomas Lemak (tuba), with special guest […] [Read More]
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